2017 Spring Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals

  The Government of Japan announced on April 29th that the Government will confer decorations on 105 foreign nationals as part of the 2017 Spring Conferment of Decorations.  Within the jurisdiction of the Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, Mr. Joseph Caron has been awarded one of these decorations. The details are as follows:
Mr. Joseph Caron
Former Canadian Ambassador to Japan
  Mr. Joseph Caron has been awarded “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star”for his invaluable contributions in promoting friendly relations and mutual understanding between Japan and Canada.
  The conferment ceremony will be held in Japan.